malay-bear

Malay bear

noun
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sun bear

noun
a small, black bear, Ursus (Helarctos ) malayanus, of Southeast Asian forests, having a light muzzle and yellow chest markings.
Also called honey bear, Malay bear.


Origin:
1835–45

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sun bear
 
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Also called: honey bear a small bear, Helarctos malayanus, of tropical forests in S and SE Asia, having a black coat and a yellowish snout and feeding mostly on honey and insects

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